Are you continuing to protect vulnerable employees?

In the case of Prosser v Community Gateway Association Limited, Ms Prosser (who was on a zero hours contract) confirmed that she was pregnant to her employer just after the initial COVID lockdown. Whilst Ms Prosser wanted to continue working during her pregnancy, her employer did not offer her shifts as a result of following Read more about Are you continuing to protect vulnerable employees?[…]

But it’s just the menopause – isn’t it?

In the case of Rooney v Leicester City Council,  the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that an earlier judgment of a Tribunal was incorrect when it did not classify menopausal symptoms as a disability. This is a new area of law but employers should be mindful that an employee ‘simply’ going through the menopause may well Read more about But it’s just the menopause – isn’t it?[…]

What is on the 2022 horizon?

From April, the national minimum wage will be going up as follows: £8.91 to £9.50 for workers aged 23 and over (the national living wage) £8.36 to £9.18 for workers aged 21 or 22 £6.56 to £6.83 for workers aged 18 to 20 £4.62 to £4.81 for workers aged under 18 who are no longer Read more about What is on the 2022 horizon?[…]